Volunteers-in-Parks (VIP) Program

WCHP--Vertical Media Volunteers at White Grass Dude Ranch
At Grand Teton National Park, we welcome volunteers for a wide variety of projects and positions. Volunteer opportunities in park visitor centers, maintenance, clerical jobs, science and cultural resources, and trail rehabilitation. Housing and RV sites are only available to select volunteers based on number of hours and their area of service. We are grateful that each year we receive more offers from you to volunteer than we accommodate. Thanks for your passion for protect these places!

Download a application here.

To mail in, address to:
Volunteer Coordinator
Grand Teton National Park
PO Drawer 170
Moose, WY 83012

If you have questions please contact Grand Teton National Park’s Volunteer Coordinator
at 307-739-3657 or email grte_volunteer@nps.gov.

Please visit www.volunteer.gov to view current available opportunities.

Hammer Corps
With 695 historic resources in the park, Hammer Corps volunteers are essential to keeping Grand Teton's historic sites maintained and safe for future generations to experience and enjoy. Hammer Corps volunteers have the opportunity to participate in both short-term projects of just a day or two as well as long-term projects of multiple weeks.

Volunteers work on historic structures under the direction of an experienced volunteer group leader and are provided with tools, materials, and instruction in order to accomplish a variety of preservation projects at historic properties such as Mormon Row and Bar BC Ranch. All ages and abilities are encouraged to participate and no experience is necessary.

Those interested in volunteering with the Hammer Corps should visit www.volunteer.org.

Campground Hosts

Grand Teton National Park no longer has volunteer positions as Campground Hosts. All campgrounds are now managed by concessioners. Please contact the concessioners directly for more information, or visit their website here.
group volunteers

Group Volunteer Programs

Groups and organizations that would like to come for short periods (minimum of 4 hours) to work on specific park related projects are welcome. Ideal group size is 10-20 people.

Please contact the Volunteer Coordinator 3 to 4 weeks in advance of proposed arrival date, at 307-739-3656.


Student Internships

NPS Academy
A career preparatory diversity initiative for undergraduate and graduate students.

Student Conservation Association and the National Park Service (NPS) are looking for young men and women (18-25 years of age) who are interested in discovering and exploring the many career opportunities available today with the National Park Service. One of three orientation sessions is hosted at Grand Teton National Park where interns form a cohort for support before venturing into the park assignments around the country. Accepted participants will gain the unique opportunity to live and work in a National Park and work with key leaders within the NPS.
Click here for more information NPS Academy.


Other Internship Programs

Grand Teton National Park hosts interns from a variety of organizations from year to year. Learn more about: Latino Heritage Internship Program, Conservation Legacy and the Student Conservation Association.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

P.O. Drawer 170
Moose, WY 83012


(307) 739-3300
The central phone will allow you to connect to general park information, park website, directory of employee extensions, or the park business offices.

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